Stafford residents able to express condolences


    Stafford residents able to express condolences

    Residents can leave messages of condolence following the death of Her Majesty, The Queen, in Stafford from tomorrow (10 September).

    Books of condolence are being placed in Stafford and Stone while mourners can access the national online book of condolence.

    There will also be a short service and wreath laying ceremony by civic leaders at St Mary’s Church in Stafford tomorrow.

    Residents can place floral tributes in memory of Her Majesty at St Mary’s Church and St Michael and St Wulfad in Stone.Patrick Farrington, Leader of Stafford Borough Council, said: “I know so many people will want to pay their respects to a monarch who made an outstanding contribution at home and across the globe during a life-time of service to our nation.”

    Attending the service will be HM Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire, Ian Dudson CBE, the High Sheriff of Staffordshire, Ben Robinson MBE DL, and Deputy Mayor of Stafford Borough, Councillor Peter Jones.

    Councillor Farrington will be present as will Stafford Borough Chief Executive, Tim Clegg, Staffordshire County Council Leader, Alan White, Chairman Paul Snape and Chief Executive John Henderson.

    A book of condolence will be available to sign at St Mary’s Church following the service and will remain open to all until 5pm on the day after the funeral. An online condolence book is also available to sign on the website of the British Monarchy.

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    Press Release No 5945    

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